Carmit Bar-On is a partner in the firm’s Hotels and Leisure practice.
Carmit specializes in hotels and the tourism industry, with broad experience in management agreements and license agreements for major international and local hotel chains. Carmit serves as legal counsel for numerous hotels, holiday resorts and vacation clubs, and she also advises local and foreign investors in hotel acquisitions, hotel rentals, and hotel development projects, including regulatory issues and liaison with local government authorities.
Carmit advises the Israel Hotel Association, which she represented in its discussions with the Ministry of Tourism on new regulations to reinstate a star-rating system for hotels in Israel. She also lectures at a number of educational institutions, including Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, where she teaches a course on Hotel and Tourism Law as part of the Faculty of Business and Management’s Hotel and Tourism Management program. Carmit is the chairperson of the Israeli branch of the World IFTTA organization, an international association of attorneys specializing in the tourism and travel industry, and a board member of the World IFTTA organization.